Dump Trailer Plans – And Build Video

Do you need a Dump Trailer?  Build a better one with these Dump Trailer Plans.  How about a 7′ x 14′ dump bed with 14,000 lbs trailer capacity.  I can tell you where to get them, and we know the plans are great, because we made them.

Now why in the world would I write about a competitor’s trailer plans?  That is a good question, and the answer is simple.  First, here is some background.

Mechanical Elements is the DIY and retail side for Synthesis Engineering Services.  Among many other things, at Synthesis we design trailers – mostly specialty and custom trailers for customers that have a specific need.  (Read this Case Study to see one cool example.)  We help customers evaluate their needs, and set the trailer design goals, then we work through the design for solutions.

Of course, at Synthesis we also produce all the project plans that are available here at MechanicalElements.com.

If you look around, it is easy to see that our Fully Engineered trailer plans are a step above the competition.  By design, we look for ways to include options and function in our plans so you can make your perfect trailer.

The paradigm is of notice by Johnson Trailer Parts, as they seek trailer plans of their own.  At Synthesis & Mechanical Elements, we are not driven by a hording ego.  We believe the best things in life come back as we give.  Also, we get what we need as we help others get what they need.  So, we did the trailer designs for them.  Their business is Trailer Parts, and the plans help them attract customers.  They specialize in Trailer Parts Kits, which is why we are working with them to provide parts kits for our trailer plans too.

Video:  Building a Dump Trailer From Plans

The Dump Trailer plans are a highlight of the Johnson Trailer Parts offerings.  Super cool, very strong, and well designed for the tasks.  Check it out.

Here is the first build from the Dump Trailer Plans that Synthesis did for them.  They did a great job with this video.  A touch long for a build video, perhaps, but I think they did a stellar job with the cinematics and build views.  Please watch, and Enjoy It !!

These dump trailer plans are totally new, designed for Johnson Trailer Parts from a clean white piece of paper.  The design of these Dump Trailer plans is specific to the things they want to see in a trailer for their own use.

While the dump trailer plans are to their specifications, the full design and the engineering is from Synthesis.  We did the design, then, as in this video, they did the build – and they created the cool video.  If you like it, feel free to follow it to YouTube and let them know in the comments.  I am sure they will appreciate hearing from you.

Plans For Sale

The decision to help them is easy, because they are a good bunch.  It is a family business and they like to take care of their customers.  We are their customer for parts, and they come to us for plans.  That makes a good relationship, and it works.  If you want these Dump Trailer Plans, they are available for sale at Johnson.  They also have a full trailer parts kit for it – including all the hydraulics and the scissor hoist (from Premium Supply – now part of Dexter).

I hear it coming . . . Why don’t we have Dump Trailer Plans?  Good question.  That is the way we roll.  They paid us to design the trailer and provide the plans, so we will not step on their toes.  After all, what would I do better?  I think the plans are excellent right now.

That said, we will be selling the Johnson Trailer Parts – Dump Trailer Plans – here at Mechanical Elements soon.  It is all in process, so stay tuned.

What Is The Motivation?

Do we get royalties?  No.  The plans belong to Johnson Trailer Parts, not to us.  Which is just fine.

So, going back to the first question, why in the world would I write about a competitor’s dump trailer plans?  Because you, as our customer, may want the plans, so we will send you to them to fill that need.  We know the plans are good, so we are happy to recommend them and direct you that way.

Oh sure, just like everyone, we like to make money in what we do, but that is not our guiding directive.  First and foremost, we believe the world needs more kindness, and if that means helping you find something – especially if it is something we do not offer.  We are happy to do it.  Second, selling DIY plans is a good hobby.  Some Dump Trailer Plans will not make us rich or poor.  This is just a thing.  Our primary revenues come with engineering the future in Custom Machines, new Product Development, and other Technical Engineering endeavors.

Trailer plans are fun, and so are Crane Plans and other Shop Tool Plans.  We make the designs, integrate them into plans, then talk about them in articles and tips.  We find it very satisfying to share the know-how and some perspective.  After all, that is what Mechanical Elements is all about.

If you need Dump Trailer Plans, now you know the story about where to get the best.

We Wish You Happy Building !!


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